Example sentences for: pail

How can you use “pail” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The poem that sets it out most clearly is "The Man on the Dump," in which he writes: "One sits and beats an old tin can, lard pail.

  • “The Met Office--a part of the Ministry of Defence and therefore shielded from accountability and the prying eyes of outsiders--is beyond the pail.”

  • It is not the source of billy , a Scottish dialect word for a milk pail, nor does it have anything to do with the Queensland Aboriginal word bung dead, which passed into Australian pidgin in the 1840s and which developed by the 1880s the application bankrupt, as in the bank's gone bung .

  • To keep the colors fresh, he dabbed the carcass with blood from a pail, then grabbed his paintbrushes to capture those lurid reds on canvas.

  • This was Mr. Mug the Milkman, depicted with slopping-over pail and hand-bell, who maintained the alliterative pattern.


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